> I get 'inf'.  I am on BSD and just tested it on Fedora Core 2 and got
> 'inf' too.

Ubuntu Edgy 64bit on Athlon 64X2 returns inf.

Joshua D. Drake


> 
> > A slightly less radical proposal is to reject only the case where
> > isinf(result) and neither input isinf(); and perhaps likewise with
> > respect to NaNs.
> 
> Uh, that's what the patch does for 'Inf':
> 
>     result = arg1 + arg2;
>     CheckFloat4Val(result, isinf(arg1) || isinf(arg2));
> 
> I didn't touch 'Nan' because that is passed around as a value just fine
> --- it isn't created or tested as part of an overflow.
> 
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